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  • The 6 Best Music Books of 2022 (So Far)

    The 6 Best Music Books of 2022 (So Far)

    We’re back for another annual roundup of our favorite music books published this year. Enjoy these 6 instant classics. (We sure did!)

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  • How ‘Hamilton’ Put the Music Back at the Center of the Musical

    How ‘Hamilton’ Put the Music Back at the Center of the Musical

    It’s been dissected as a runaway commercial success. It’s been analyzed as an incisive commentary on current race relations. It’s even, at times, received its due as an example of complex poetry in rap. But, rather counterintuitively, relatively few trained musicians have talked about this Broadway hit as pure music in and of itself. Leaving the […]

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  • Off Notes: Inventing New Instruments

    Off Notes: Inventing New Instruments

    Happy Friday! We never go into writing Off Notes with a theme, but week after week, there seem to be common threads in everything we come across. This week: creating instruments. We’ve found not one, but two newly-invented instruments, a stunning video of building a guitar by hand, and a short piece of web code that will turn your […]

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Com Truise: Mid-Fi Synthwave Slow-Motion Funk